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On 02/09/2018 12:23 PM, John Ladasky wrote:
> On Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:50:16 AM UTC-8, Tim Golden wrote:
>> Gmane offers a newsgroup interface to the mailing list
> 
> I haven't visited GMane in a few years, but I found it difficult to navigate.  In particular, I found searching to be cumbersome.  Weren't the archives broken into 30-day blocks?
> 
> I just tried GMane again two minutes ago.  I can't confirm my recollections, but right now what I'm seeing is worse.  If you follow this link right now... (http://gmane.org/find.php?list=comp.lang.python)... you get this:
> 
> "Not all of Gmane is back yet - We're working hard to restore everything"
> 
> And if you follow the link labeled "The latest news is at Gmane News" at the bottom of that page, it takes you here... (http://home.gmane.org/)... and the top blog post discussing site repairs is dated September 2016!
> 
> I'm not too excited about trying GMane again after seeing that.
> 

You are certainly right about the gmane *Web Interface*. However, you 
can access their newsgroup interface through any newsgroup reader 
(including e.g. Thunderbird) and that's a really nice way of following 
things.